One
God In Unlikely Places / God's Love / Perspective / Relationships

One

This election, perhaps more than any election in recent years, has drawn to the surface unparalleled levels of divisiveness.  Social media are often merely containers for vitriol as it is commonplace to see statements like “If you vote for ______ then you’re (insert your favorite derisive adjectives)”.  Even among my brothers and sisters in Christ, … Continue reading

The Gift
Approval / Failure / God In Unlikely Places / God's Love / Grace / Judgement / Perfectionism / Relationships / The Power of Story

The Gift

The previous week was definitely a Smashing Pumpkins kind of week.  As one of my favorite bands of all time, The Smashing Pumpkins are one of those artists that I can listen to over and over and over again and not get tired of them.  Their first 3 albums; Gish, Siamese Dream, and Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness, are in my … Continue reading

A Penny for your Thoughts
Approval / God's Love / Perspective / Relationships / The Power of Words

A Penny for your Thoughts

Recently, I went shopping.  The great thing about shopping post Christmas is that it is often a rather lovely array of extreme-clearance-money-saving bonanzas.  Discount are piled on top of discounts so that once you’ve got 50% off an item that’s already 60% off where you also get buy one get one free, it practically feels … Continue reading